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Hey, Kiddo

(2018)
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The powerful, unforgettable memoir from Jarrett Krosoczka, about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two unforgettably opinionated grandparents.

A National Book Award Finalist!

In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery - Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is. Jarrett lives with his grandparents - two very loud, very loving, very opinionated people who had thought they were through with raising children until Jarrett came along.

Jarrett goes through his childhood trying to make his non-normal life as normal as possible, finding a way to express himself through drawing even as so little is being said to him about what's going on. Only as a teenager can Jarrett begin to piece together the truth of his family, reckoning with his mother and tracking down his father.

Hey, Kiddo is a profoundly important memoir about growing up in a family grappling with addiction, and finding the art that helps you survive.



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Hardback Editions

October 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist)
Author(s): Jarrett J Krosoczka
ISBN: 0-545-90247-9 / 978-0-545-90247-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Graphix
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Paperback Editions

October 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist)
Author(s): Jarrett J Krosoczka
ISBN: 0-545-90248-7 / 978-0-545-90248-9 (USA edition)
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Title: Hey, Kiddo
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Title: Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist)
Author(s): Jarrett J Krosoczka
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